by Markus Winand.

Take a Look — They Put The Squirrel on Everything!


Check out the Use The Index, Luke! merchandise – cool stuff that supports my work on the site.

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Sticker Package

4x Use The Index, Luke and 4x NoOffset sticker

These stickers make your laptop even better! These are high quality, removable adhesive stickers from 3M. You get:

  • 4 Use The Index, Luke! stickers

    Ø 75mm/~3″

  • 4 NoOffset stickers

    Ø 50mm/~2″

Buy for €4.99
(free shipping)

SQL Performance Explained — English PDF Edition

SQL Performance Explained cover

The PDF edition of my book SQL Performance Explained. The book is also available in French, Japanese and German and is ready for immediate download. More info and reviews can be found on the SQL Performance Explained website. You get:

  • 1 SQL Performance Explained

    PDF version

Buy for €9.95
(download)

Coaster Package

16x Use The Index, Luke coasters and 8x stickers

A supply of coasters to protect your desk from the drink of your choice. The coasters feature the Use The Index, Luke! mascot on the front and NoOffset on the back. You get:

  • 16 two-sided coasters

    Ø 107mm/~4.2″; 1.4mm thick

  • 4 Use The Index, Luke! stickers

  • 4 NoOffset stickers

Buy for €9.99
(free shipping)

Coaster Plus PDF-Book Package

SQL Performance Explained [PDF], coasters, stickers

Along with the stickers and the coasters, you also get the PDF version of my book SQL Performance Explained.

  • 1 SQL Performance Explained

    PDF version

  • 16 two-sided coasters

  • 4 Use The Index, Luke! stickers

  • 4 NoOffset stickers

Buy for €15.99
(free shipping)

SQL Performance Explained cover

The print edition of my book SQL Performance Explained. The book is also available in French, Japanese and German. You'll find more information and reviews on the SQL Performance Explained website. You get:

  • 1 SQL Performance Explained

    Paperback (ISBN: 978-3-95030782-5)

Buy for €29.95
(free shipping)

Coffee Mug Package

Use The Index, Luke mug, coasters, stickers and SQL Performance Explained PDF

The Use The Index, Luke! mug is symmetric in design for lefties and righties, and has a squirrel-colored interior for that special touch. You get:

  • 1 coffee mug

    Ø 7.8×12cm/~Ø 3″×4.7″; volume: 300ml/~10oz

  • 1 SQL Performance Explained

    PDF version

  • 16 two-sided coasters

  • 4 Use The Index, Luke! stickers

  • 4 NoOffset stickers

Buy for €29.99
(free shipping)

Mug+Book Package

Use The Index, Luke mug, coasters, stickers and SQL Performance Explained

For the more old-fashioned reader, we also offer a mug for your favorite beverage and a book for your reading pleasure. Note: wing chair and cigar are not included. You get:

  • 1 coffee mug

  • 1 SQL Performance Explained

    in print and PDF

  • 16 two-sided coasters

  • 4 Use The Index, Luke! stickers

  • 4 NoOffset stickers

Buy for €49.99
(free shipping)

Double Mug Package

Use The Index, Luke mugs, coasters, stickers and SQL Performance Exlained PDF

Save on two: get double the mug package goodness, ready to share with a friend…or even more for you!

  • 2 coffee mugs

    Ø 7.8×12cm/~Ø 3″×4.7″; volume: 300ml/~10oz

  • 2 SQL Performance Explained

    PDF version

  • 32 two-sided coasters

  • 8 Use The Index, Luke! stickers

  • 8 NoOffset stickers

Buy for €49.99
(free shipping)

Other Packages

A good part of the prices is to cover shipping costs. The above combinations were carefully put together to optimize postal fees. If you'd like to order my merchandise in bigger quantities, please drop me a note. The per-unit price might drop significantly if I can put more units into a single parcel.

About the Author

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Markus Winand teaches efficient SQL—inhouse and online. He minimizes the development time using modern SQL and optimizes the runtime with smart indexing—for that he also published the book SQL Performance Explained.

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